London gigs to catch this January: Ob Tips

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The crème de la crème of live gigs coming to the capital this January.

Medical Aid For Palestinians fundraiser – 9th Jan
Windmill Brixton, SW2 5BZ
A stalwart of the area’s music scene over the past decade or so, Fat White Family’s Lias Saoudi tops the bill for a very worthy cause.

Viji – 15th Jan
The Lexington, N1 9JB
October welcomed the release of Viji’s debut album, So Vanilla, via Speedy Wunderground and 15th Jan will see the Aussie alt-pop riser is bringing her live show to North London.

Ebi Soda – 20th Jan
100 Club, W1D 1LL
Oxford Street’s timeless haunt plays host to one of the London Jazz circuit’s rising stars in the form of Ebi Soda. Pushing the conversation forward with swift momentum, Ebi Soda is a winner for heads and the uninitiated alike.

Thylacine – 25th Jan
Village Underground, EC2A 3PQ
Creating provoking electronica inspired by a global community; French producer Thylacine has been releasing for his work to acclaim for over a decade now.

Dorian Electra – 26th Jan
Electric Brixton, SW2 1RJ
Prepare for a sweaty one as pop music magpie Dorian Electra brings their much anticipated third album, Fanfare, to Brixton. Come along and join Lady Gaga, Charlie XCX and Pussy Riot in their Electra fandom.

Acid Arab – 27th Jan
Electric Brixton, SW2 1RJ
Rarely does a collective’s moniker paint such an accurate picture as Acid Arab’s. Fusing Western electronica with a Middle Eastern sound palette, these French-Algerian producers are nothing short of captivating.

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